AGROTAIN Participates in CTIC Tour

Cindy Zimmerman

Chuck gets back from 11 days on the road Saturday and has one day to unpack and repack before heading out to learn more about how agriculture protects water quality and improves soil health at the Conservation Technology Information Center, Conservation In Action Tour, August 2-3. The tour will visit farm operations in east central Virginia that embody “Conservation in …

AGROTAIN, Audio, Conservation, CTIC, Farming

Touring Conservation In Action

Chuck Zimmerman

I am going to find out how agriculture protects water quality and improves soil health at this year’s Conservation Technology Information Center, Conservation In Action Tour. The tour will take place in the Virginia/Maryland area and looks like it is at capacity. Yesterday was the last day to get registered but you can probably still get in if you call …

Ag Group, Conservation, CTIC, Sustainability

Conservation Ag Tour To Visit Virginia

Melissa Sandfort

The Conservation Technology Information Center’s Conservation In Action Tour, slated for Aug. 2-3, 2010, will visit innovative farm operations in east central Virginia. Presenters will initiate discussions about agriculture’s role in addressing Chesapeake Bay water quality concerns and will demonstrate equipment, tools and technologies that help farmers use nutrients efficiently. (*photo credit: Charles Carter) During this event, participating farmers, policy …

Conservation

Big Interest in USDA Conservation Stewardship Program

Cindy Zimmerman

Lots of farmers are interested in USDA’s revamped Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) – formally known as the Conservation Security Program. Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Dave White announced this week that they received nearly 21,300 applications to participate in the CSP, covering more than 33 million acres nationwide. “NRCS has received enough applications to carry out conservation activities on …

Conservation, USDA